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 Kimberly Baker-Farr and John Farr

Wedding: Baker — Farr

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Etna — Kimberly A. Baker and John H. Farr were married on June 28, 2014. The bride is the daughter of Jane and Tom Thompson, of Chester, Vt. She graduated from Springfield (Vt.) High School in 1989 and is employed at Dartmouth College. The bridegroom is the son of Ellie and Ron Farr, of Etna. He graduated from Hanover High School in 1985 and is employed at Dartmouth College. The wedding took place at the home of the bridegroom’s parents in Etna. The bride’s father escorted her down the aisle, and Brian Rich, a justice of the peace, presided over the ceremony. Olivia Bartlett, the …

Serving Hospitality in Hanover, One Order At a Time

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Becky Schneider loves Dartmouth College students, and she loves Hanover. She better. For thirty years, Schneider has been serving them breakfast and burgers at Lou’s Restaurant in Hanover. “I tell people, I come with the building,” she said. Schneider, 53, takes orders, serves food and chats with her customers. Occasionally, she straps on …

Local Roundup: Oxbow No Pushover, but Wasps Prevail

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High football team didn’t find out until Friday it would be down a running back Saturday against Oxbow due to illness. Luckily for the Wasps, they had plenty of others to supply firepower. Three Woodstock running backs combined for five touchdowns as the three-time defending Vermont Division …

Looking to the Next Chapter: Norwich Bookstore Marks 20th Year With Expansion

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Norwich — The past two decades haven’t been a fairy tale for bookstores. First, the rise of retail giants such as Borders and Barnes and Noble decimated the corner bookstore, putting thousands of downtown shops out of business …

Revels Turns 40

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Trillium Cserr, 14, left, and Karina Ricker, 14, both of Orford, perform a Cotswold sparring dance as Chris Levey, of Thetford, center, calls the dance, during Saturday’s English Manor Celebration commemorating 40 years of Revels North, in front …

Reassessing Bretton Woods, and the Supremacy of the Dollar

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Bretton Woods, N.H. — Seventy years ago, in this tiny White Mountains resort community, the world’s financial gurus gave birth to a new international system, including creation of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, designed to avert another Great Depression and pave the way for sustained, non-inflationary …

No Vacancy: Rental Housing in the Upper Valley — Always Scarce — Gets Scarcer

Sunday, September 7, 2014

West Lebanon — Looking for an apartment? Good luck. The availability of rental apartments in the Upper Valley, especially at the region’s epicenter in Lebanon, Hanover and Hartford, is near zero as fewer houses are being put up …

Forum: Sept. 6: High Gas Prices in Fairlee; 9/11 Revisited; A Cheer for a Yankees Fan

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Fairlee Gas Prices Are Too High To the Editor: I can’t help but wonder who is making the decision to gouge the citizens of Fairlee with gasoline prices. The adjacent town gas stations are charging 20 cents less than all three gas stations in Fairlee; prices here are …

Forum, Sept. 15: Fragrance Sensitivities; Religious Speech at Work; Safe Bicycling in Hanover

Friday, September 5, 2014

Smells Like Strong Chemicals To the Editor: I am a person who loves to be around people. However, I am finding it increasingly difficult to be in social situations because most people, public places and private homes reek of chemical fragrances (from laundry detergents, dryer sheets, air fresheners …

Shaun Patrick Kelly

Friday, September 5, 2014

Amesbury, Mass. — Shaun Patrick Kelly, age 49, of Amesbury, Mass., passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, after being hospitalized. Shaun was born in Suffern, N.Y. He is survived by his wife, Kymberly, his children, Addison & Quiton, his parents Robert and Ann Kelly, his siblings Brian, …

Lebanon Water, Sewer Rates Continue Climb

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Lebanon — Water and sewer rate increases in Lebanon have been rising in recent years and are expected to continue their upward trajectory through 2020. But, the city’s Finance Director Len Jarvi told the City Council at its meeting Wednesday night that he expects rates to “plateau” after …

Benjamin R. Quinn

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Benjamin R. Quinn, 12, of Concord died on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, after a courageous lifelong battle with Canavan Disease. He was born in Washington, D.C. to Abigail Rogers and Robert D. Quinn and lived in Concord for most of his life. He was most …

Golf Instructor Once Took Hits; Now He Gives Tips

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Lebanon — Dave McKinnon’s athletic career may be over, but it’s not preventing the former Lebanon High hockey and golf standout from helping others. The 36-year-old golf professional left a PGA apprenticeship in Florida last winter to return …